NIPPONTO NO KOSHIRAE, Mountings of Japanese Swords SUZUKI Katei
This book is described as a presentation of koshirae for those who
would seek to make or
assemble appropriate mountings for swords. Both Japanese and English
text addressing the
history of sword mountings and describing the examples shown - many
Juyo and Juyo Bijutsuhin.
There have been books by other authors, but with no English
translation. 74 b&w examples, and 17
hand-laid color plates, each captioned in both languages. Very rare
book. 141 pages, 7¼ x 10¼" .
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